alpha-particle

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alpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark Admiralty brass , Admiralty Metal , naval brass , Tobin bronze
radiation of alpha particles during radioactive decay alpha radiation , alpha ray
any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder alpha-adrenergic blocker , alpha-adrenergic blocking agent , alpha-blocker , alpha blocker
brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products alpha-beta brass , Muntz metal , yellow metal
biochemical indicator of the presence of carbohydrates in a solution; if carbohydrates are present a violet ring is formed by reaction with alpha-naphthol in the presence of sulfuric acid alpha-naphthol test , Molisch's test , Molisch reaction , Molisch test
code for words, Alpha through Zulu, in communication alphabet code
radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol) atomic number 101 , Md , mendelevium , Mv
radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles atomic number 98 , californium , Cf
alpha and omega beginning and end , first and last
allotrope of iron that is the same as alpha iron except that it is nonmagnetic; stable between 768 and 906 degrees centigrade beta iron
software that has not yet been released but has received an alpha test and still has more bugs than a regular release beta software
act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays) bombardment
stream of atomic or subatomic particles that may be charged positively (e.g. alpha particles) or negatively (e.g. beta particles) or not at all (e.g. neutrons) corpuscular radiation , particulate radiation
highly penetrating ionizing radiation of extraterrestrial origin; consisting chiefly of protons and alpha particles; collision with atmospheric particles results in rays and particles of many kinds cosmic ray
solid solution in which alpha iron is the solvent ferrite
antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure) labetalol , labetalol hydrochloride , Normodyne , Trandate
solid solution of carbon in alpha-iron that is formed when steel is cooled so rapidly that the change from austenite to pearlite is suppressed; responsible for the hardness of quenched steel martensite
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